Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Life Sciences - Department of Psychology

Study aptitude test

Welcome to the Information Page of the Study Ability Test for the Mono-Bachelor's Degree in Psychology! 

According to the admission and admission rules currently valid for the winter semester 2023/24, the result of the subject-specific study aptitude test "Study Aptitude Test Bachelor Psychology of the DGPs" (BaPsy-DGPs) will be taken into account in the "quota of the selection procedure of the university" in the context of the admission procedure for the monobachelor's degree program "Psychology".

This is a test whose result can be submitted to a large number of universities in the course of corresponding applications.

Participation in the test is subject to a fee and is voluntary. The result of the test can have a rank-improving effect and improve the chance of admission in the designated quota. Expenses incurred by the applicants cannot be reimbursed by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and must be paid by the applicants themselves.

Interested applicants must register for this test by 31.03.2023 at the latest. A later registration is not possible!

The test days will be 20.05.2023 and 21.05.2023.


Further information can be found here:
Study Aptitude Test Psychology and here.


Please note that the test only comes into play in the "quota of the university selection process". All other selection quotas are not affected by this. More information about the selection process in general and the different selection quotas can be found here.


General information

The study aptitude test is a subject-specific test which checks the aptitude for the bachelor's program in psychology and is used as an additional criterion besides the grade of the university entrance qualification (usually the Abitur grade) for the selection of applicants in the so-called "quota of the selection procedure of the university".

Participation is voluntary and can have a rank-improving effect, i.e. increase your chances of being admitted to the monobachelor's program "Psychology" at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in the named quota.
The test is offered and conducted under the responsibility of an external service provider (ZwpD, TransMIT Center for Scientific Psychological Services (DGPs) of the TransMIT Gesellschaft für Technologietransfer mbH) in licensing by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie e.V. (DGPs). The possibility to participate in the test is bound to several prerequisites. First of all, you have to register in due time that you want to take part in the test. You can find out more here.

The legal basis for the eligibility of the test result is the subject-specific admission rules for the Bachelor's program in Psychology (20232).

The actual application procedure at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is expected to start on 01.06.2023. In the course of the application you will then be asked to state your test result.
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin cannot provide any further information on the "Study Aptitude Test Bachelor Psychology of the DGPs" (BaPsy-DGPs). Please contact the relevant counseling services and also consult the FAQ at